I have been in public a long time, and sometimes my pants have come down.... "But it certainly hasn't been like that. I've had a thin waist and a full waist, and it depends on where I was at that time, I suppose, as to what might have happened. But I sure don't remember it. … Continue reading “Short Circuits”: Dan Johnson
When I started a draft of this blog a few days ago, I never would have imagined that I would be adding the following sentence to it this weekend: "Muhammad Ali has passed away." My hometown - Ali's hometown - is still in various degrees of shock, stunned, sadness, and acceptance. Whether you watched boxing or … Continue reading “Inside The Terrordome”: ‘No Gorillas or Presidential Race’ Zone!
(picture is from interstate-guide.com) Councilwoman Green's 5-Point Plan A preamble: I lived on 34th Street, in the Shawnee Neighborhood of the West End, from about 1980 to August 2004; I was one or 2 when my parents moved from Shively (at the time, technically a separately city in the same county as Louisville). I then moved back to … Continue reading The West End: The Proposal to Combat Crime
Surviving the monetary and life sucker punches from January and February... barely: I may need to rethink the design, layout, title (just so there's no unintended copyright infringement with the Public Enemy track this title is based off of), and overall content of "Welcome to the Terrordome". I'd like to keep the personal updates in here; outside of … Continue reading “Inside The Terrordome”: ‘Survive And Adapt!’
After moving in 2004 from 34th Street, I moved into an Efficiency apartment in Hampton Hall, a set of studio/efficiency apartments off of York Street, just south of Downtown Louisville. The location of the apartment was great. I was less than a block from the Main Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library. I was within 4 … Continue reading Home: The Apartment On York Street
To get some of the more distasteful subjects out of the way first: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis refused to grant marriage licenses to LGBT couples months ago. The Supreme Court made its ruling about gay marriages... and Davis refused to grant the licenses, based on "religious freedom". She and her attorney appealed; a Circuit … Continue reading “Short Circuits”
* Here in Louisville, a project aided by Cisco and backed by a grant from a Metro Council member is aiming to offer free Wi-Fi to the West Louisville neighborhood, starting with the area around the Shawnee Arts and Cultural Center. This predominately Black section of Louisville has, until recently, lagged far behind areas like Downtown and the … Continue reading “Inside The Terrordome”